Eminent Churchillians

Eminent Churchillians A bestseller that s causing a scandal in Britain this defiantly revisionist history of the Churchillian era paints a new and often uncomfortable portrait of those who once they were certain Winston

  • Title: Eminent Churchillians
  • Author: Andrew Roberts
  • ISBN: 9780671769406
  • Page: 279
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A bestseller that s causing a scandal in Britain, this defiantly revisionist history of the Churchillian era paints a new and often uncomfortable portrait of those who, once they were certain Winston Churchill was in the ascendant, hitched themselves to his star 8 pages of photos.

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    1. nhwvejournal/928920ml[return][return]It's a book of essays blaming "Britain's postwar decline" [sic] on foolish decisions made by Conservatives themselves. Except it isn't really; most of the essays are attacks on sacred cows. The first piece looks at the character flaws and foolish political views, including thorough-going anti-semitism, of King George VI, and while the evidence is marshalled very skilfully it feels like a bit of a sledgehammer to crack a nut; it's not like the king ever actual [...]

    2. Revisionist look at selected famous Britons of the mid-twentieth century. The chapter that demolishes the myth of Lord Mountbatten alone makes this worth reading!

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